Wake Forest University


find freedom with cars on
campus by the hour or day.

(gas and insurance included!)

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Wake Forest University

What is Zipcar?

Glad you asked. It's a smarter way to get around the campus.

Zipcar Ford Focus
  • Drive cars by the hour or day. Gas & insurance included.
  • In neighborhoods, cities and airports across the globe.
  • Save hundreds over car ownership.
  • Choose from sedans, hybrids, vans and more.
  • Take select flexible vehicles one-way or round trip.

how it works

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Apply online. Once approved, we'll send you a Zipcard to access vehicles worldwide.

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Book a Zipcar for as little as 1 hour or as long as 7 days.

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Hold your Zipcard to the car's windshield to unlock. Voila! It's all yours.

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Hit the road. When you're done, park the car in its reserved spot and use your Zipcard or the app to lock up.

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find Zipcars nearby

Find us located right on and near campus, cities and airports across the globe.

What It Costs

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what’s your affiliation with Wake Forest?

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I'm a WFU student. 

All students 18+ are welcomed, including drivers with international licenses.

I'm not affiliated with WFU, but still want to use Zipcar.

what's included

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Travel far and wide,
for road trips, away games,
visits home, and more.

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Fill up using the
gas card that's inside the car.
We'll get the bill.

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If you're a Zipcar member,
you're covered. (So you can drive safe
and rest easy.)

where can i go

There's a lot to do around Wake Forest. Here are just a few ideas.

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    This locally owned store is lovely and has a great selection of hard to find kitchen and pantry items. There are also cooking classes that occur here...more
  • Camel City Goods

    Located in the West End district of Winston-Salem, Camel City Goods is part of a series of businesses run by younger people, applying a new energy to a...more
  • House of Health

    They are SO knowledgeable about the products and do not push you to purchase any particular brand. If I remember his name correctly, Jason, helped me choose...more
  • House of Plants

    Family owned business. Great selection of indoor and outdoor plants, flowers and gifts. Knowledgeable and helpful staff. Every time I go there I find...more

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  • Hot Yoga Therapy

    This place is truly, truly amazing. It is like walking into a fancy spa- very neat, airy and clean feeling. There are benches for you to stow your...more
  • Cycletherapy

    Bought a bike rack from this store 3 years ago. Have used it a bit but stored in the garage. The straps on it have disintegrated. Stopped in to...more
  • Horizons Park

    This is a beautiful large dog park! There are separate areas for small and large dogs. The grounds are very well maintained- bordering on immaculate! The...more
  • Countryside Lanes

    Doesn't look to deliver on the outside, but it has a nice local customer service environment, decent bowling alley food, adult beverages, games, and clean,...more
  • Top Tier Crossfit

    I always look forward to making the yearly trek back down to Winston-Salem (usually near the holiday season) to visit the folks and connect with old...more

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  • P.B.'s Takeout

    I stopped by PB's Takeout as my final stop on an All-American Winston-Salem Hot Dog tour. I ordered two hot dogs all the way "to go." These were my fourth...more
  • Amazing Thailand

    We have known Ping for a while now everyone should support his restaurant.. Why? Because he"s a nice friendly guy who really cares about his customers and...more
  • The Tavern in Old Salem

    This is a great place! I gotta hand it to these guys, this was absolutely great. The setting/location was great, it made me feel like I was living in the...more
  • Mooney's Mediterranean Cafe

    This is a gem!!! Amazing, personalized service!!! My niece is gluten free and they spent time listening and making sure her food was safe!! And brought her...more
  • Antojitos Las Delicias

    Antojitos is my go-to for scratching the taco itch. The tacos (I've not ventured past pastor and lengua) are always perfect. If you're seriously hungry, get...more

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